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What I Do When It Feels Like My Work Isn't Good Enough

James Clear | Posted 12.23.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

Everyone deals with self-doubt -- artists, creators, entrepreneurs, athletes, parents. But in a way, I was wrong. Self-doubt is not a cost you have to pay to become better. Let's talk about why.

The 7 Most Common Workout Mistakes Beginners Make

Next Avenue | Linda Melone | Posted 12.23.2014 | Fifty

SPECIAL FROM Next Avenue By Linda Melone Starting a new workout routine can be intimidating, especially when you’re over 50. Changes to our...

The Best Gyms In America

SELF | Posted 12.20.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

State-of-the-art equipment, innovative classes, on-site salons, rooftop lounges and car washes -- if the fitness world had its own Oscars, we would nominate these ultra-luxe locales.

To The Fit Woman At Marketplace Foods

Joey Schleicher | Posted 12.19.2014 | Women
Joey Schleicher

You told your friend it was nice to see someone like me buy vegetables "for a change." You know, because you have been shopping with me before to see what I buy. You also made the assumption that I do not care about my health.

Avoid the Second Mistake

James Clear | Posted 12.19.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

One mistake is just an outlier. Two mistakes is the beginning of a pattern. Killing this pattern before it snowballs into something bigger is one reason why learning how to get back on track quickly is an essential skill for building good habits.

3 New Year's Resolution Remixes: How to Actually Enjoy Them This Time

Zach Dean | Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living
Zach Dean

The end goal for most New Year's resolutions is living a better life, and I'd like to suggest the key to a better life is not cutting out something you love doing; rather, it's deliberately crafting a balanced life you enjoy.

Tone Up With These 6 Dance-Inspired Moves For Your Body And Mind

SELF | Posted 12.18.2014 | Healthy Living
SELF

These toners also boost mental focus, says Sarita Allen, Linda Celeste Sims's pilates teacher. Try them three times a week.

Why Women Spend Hundreds On Athletic Clothes They Don't Actually Wear To Work Out

The Huffington Post | Leigh Weingus | Posted 12.17.2014 | Business

In the not-so-distant past, women wore workout clothes to work out. Wearing them to brunch, happy hour and work was hardly thought of as fashionable. ...

The Incredible Impact Walking Has On My Mind

Iris Krasnow | Posted 12.16.2014 | Fifty
Iris Krasnow

Scientists tell us even three 20-minute walks a week help us live happier, healthier and longer. As a committed walker since I did the 30-mile Hike For Hunger in high school I love what this exercise does for the body. Yet what I crave most of all is what it does for my head.

How To Recognize The Symptoms Of A Heart Attack

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 12.16.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

The medical community has placed a great deal of emphasis on heart health, from preventive measures such as exercise and nutrition to recognizing the symptoms of a heart attack. Unfortunately, much of that emphasis has focused on men's health, not women's.

10 Lessons Learned From Squatting 400 Pounds

James Clear | Posted 12.15.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

When you measure your results, you cannot hide from yourself. You cannot lie to yourself. You cannot pretend to be something else. Best of all, there is no reason to fear failure because no matter what the outcome, you understand yourself better. What are you measuring in your life?

The 8 Types of People You'll See at SoulCycle

PureWow | Posted 12.17.2014 | Healthy Living
PureWow

You go for the workout, but truth is, you stay for the people-watching.

21 Eureka Moments That Only Runners Have

Jason Saltmarsh | Posted 12.14.2014 | Healthy Living
Jason Saltmarsh

Eureka moments of genius are common to runners. They happen mid-run as a result of fatigue, high endorphins, low cortisol, self-righteousness, and a groovy "one-with-naturedness" that would make Ralph Waldo Emerson envious.

Take The 12 Days Of Fit Christmas Challenge

Neila Rey | Posted 12.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Neila Rey

Fit Christmas is a 12-day no-equipment fitness program designed to help you get and stay fit during the seasonal holidays. It includes home cardio workouts, strength and core oriented routines and several challenges suitable for everyone in your family.

31 Days 2 Resolution: Part One

Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S. | Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living
Michael Feigin, M.S., C.S.C.S.

Every December, like clockwork, I try and ring the bell as loud as possible to get people psyched up for New Year's resolutions. I have a bunch of rea...

7 Big Benefits Of Exercising Outside This Winter

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.11.2014 | Healthy Living

Let's face it -- it's tough to find the motivation to exercise outside these days. During the work week, sometimes both legs of our daily commutes are...

The Best Way To Stay Motivated To Work Out During The Week

The Huffington Post | Kira Brekke | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living

Want to stay motivated and active during the week? Grab a buddy. Fitness expert Nicole Glor shared some wisdom with HuffPost Live's Caroline Modarr...

Just Move It

Jenn Zerling | Posted 12.10.2014 | Healthy Living
Jenn Zerling

For the weight-lifting workout, I love using iron bands because they are easy to store, easy to pack and also offer a good amount of resistance coming in different tensions or resistance levels. In a super-set fashion, you can hit all the main body parts, while sparing yourself time, and a trip to the gym:

Why This Company Pays Employees To Work Out At The Office

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living

As much as we might like to squeeze a workout into each day, demanding schedules often get the best of us -- even when we plan to wake up before the c...

Are You Afraid of the Fat Girl Inside of You?

Jenny G. Perry | Posted 12.05.2014 | Women
Jenny G. Perry

And knowing what I know now and getting on the other side of self-hate, from self-loathing to self-loving is why I'm on a mission to inspire. empower and uplift other women.

Older Women Who Exercise Outdoors More Likely To Stick With It

Reuters | Posted 12.05.2014 | Fifty

By Shereen Lehman (Reuters Health) - Outdoor workouts left women in a better mood and kept them exercising longer than counterparts who...

The Simplest, Most Effective Way To Track Your Workouts

James Clear | Posted 12.09.2014 | Healthy Living
James Clear

In my opinion, tracking your workouts should accomplish three goals. It should be quick and easy, so that you can spend your time exercising. It should be useful. It should be versatile. With those goals in mind, here's the workout journal tracking system that has worked best for me.

The Deadliest Mountains in the World

The Active Times | Posted 12.03.2014 | Travel
The Active Times

In the past months, unfortunate news seemingly continues to stream in about missing hikers and eventual pronounced deaths. Mountains are massive, and atop sit gorgeous peaks that attract adventure seekers and risk takers alike.

Back on Track

Maria Senise | Posted 12.02.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Senise

The more I create a sense of inner peace, the more habitual it will become. I'm realigning the derailed car that is my mind, getting back on track, and focusing on moving forward.

Easy Tips to KISS Away Menopausal Holiday Stress

Ellen Dolgen | Posted 12.02.2014 | Fifty
Ellen Dolgen

They're baaack! The holidays can be stressful under the best of times, much less when menopausal hormones have you hot flashing, not sleeping and let's face it, overreacting to every little thing.